State Reports 269 COVID-19-Related Deaths As Of Friday
Last updated 4/24/2020 at 1:35pm
As of Friday morning, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) was reporting 269 (**) COVID-19-related deaths in the state.
Transylvania County remains at seven confirmed cases.
On Friday the state was also reporting 100,584 (***) completed tests in the state and 8,052 (*) confirmed COVID-19 cases.
There were also 747 patients currently hospitalized.
*This number reflects cases that were tested and returned positive, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all hospital and commercial labs.
**This number reflects deaths reported to public health in persons with laboratory-confirmed COV-ID-19.
Deaths will be included in this count after confirmation by local public health departments.
***This number reflects testing completed by the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial laboratories.
According to the state, Henderson had 147 cases and 14 deaths, and Buncombe has 49 cases and three deaths.